New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 1944, England|
The Time Record, Troy, N. Y., Wednesday Evening,
July 21, 1948
MILITARY HONORS WILL BE ACCORDED MARTIN F. KANE
Air Force Veteran Killed in European Theater; Funeral Friday
The body of Second Lt. Martin F. Kane of the Army Air Force, son of Martin J. Kane and Catherine Greeley Kane, of Cohoes, who was killed Jan. 8, 1944, during an operational flight over Europe arrived here todAy from the Schnectady Distribution Depot under escort of Second Lt. Virgil R. Payette of Company B. 105th Infantry.
Military honors will BE accorded at the funeral Friday at 9 a. m. from St. Agnes' Church, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated. Internment in St. Mary, Cemetery, Waterford.
lieutent Kane, who was 22 at the time of his death, received his early education In St Agnes' School
and was graduated from Keveny Memorial Academy with the class of 1940. He was employed by Behr Manning Corp., Watervliet, prior to his enlistment Jan. 10, 1942. Later
in that year he was graduated from Gunners' School at Lowery Field,
Col., and was commissioned as a flight officer In September, 1943,at Thunderbird Field, Ariz
In addition to his parents, the officer is survived by a brother,William Kenneth Kane, and a. sister, Miss Kathleen M. Kane, both of Cohoes.
Page 13, The Troy Record, Troy, N. Y, Wednesday Evening, March 17, 1943
Martin F. Kane 21, son of Mrs. Catherine Kane, 15 Richmond Street, Cohoes, has completed his preliminary flight training at Thunderbird Filed, Glendale, Ariz. It was reported last night.
Aviation Cadet Kane graduated in 1940 from Keveny Memorial Academy in this city. He has been in service 14 months and has 60 hours flying experience.
He is a member of St. Agnes' church in Cohoes and was employed before entering the service at Behr-Manning Company, Watervliet. The cadet's brother William Kenneth, is in the Navy.
Page 19, The Troy Times Record,Troy, N. Y., Thursday Evening,
KANE-Killed in action, Jan. 8, 1944. in England, 2nd Lt. Martin F Kane of the Army Air Force, son of Martin J. Kane and Catherine Greeley Kane, brother of William K. Kane and Kathleen M. Kane of Cohoes. The funeral will be held Friday morning at 9 a. m. from the funeral home of John F. Looby & Sons, Remsen and Howard Streets and at 9. a. m. from St. Agnes' Church, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated. Internment in St. Mary, Cemetery, Waterford.
Page 12, The Troy Times Record, Troy, N. Y., Friday Evening, July 23, 1948
MILITARY HONORS PAID AT THE FUNERAL OF LT. M. F. KANE
Final Rites For War Victim Conducted from St. Agnes' Church
Military honors were accorded today at the funeral of Second Lt. Martin F. Kane of the Army Air Force, son of Martin J. Kane and Catherine Greeley Kane of Cohoes, who was killed in an air crash in England in January, 1944.
The funeral was held at 9 a. m. from the funeral home of John F. Looby & Sons, Remsen and Howard streets and from
St. Agnes' Church, where a solemn requiem mass was celebrated by Rev. Paul J. Keeshan, assistant pastor, Rev.Joseph A. Franklin, the pastor, was deacon, the sub-deacon being Rev. Bredon Farley, Mrs. James Cox presided at the organ.
Bearers included Robert Bertrand, Omar Desautels, Frances Cunninghamk, James Hyland, Richard Kennedy and William VanAlstine, Jr.
At the grave in St. Mary, Cemetery, Waterford, where Father franklin officiated, a salute was fired by a squad of members of company B, 105th Infantry, commanded by Tech. Sgt. Ralph J. Dillon and including Staff Sgts. William s. Gut and Edward W. Hamilton, Cpl. Alden E. Rigney, Privates first class, Martin M. Navojsky, Wilfred E. Berthiaume, Edward Morehouse and Maurice C. Fitzgerald and Privates Edward Labarge, Donald Bradshaw, Joseph Archambeault and Eugene Simard.
"Taps" was sounded by Bugler Harry Bordon of the Bugle and Drums Corps of E. T. Ruane Post American Legion.
The colors which covered the casket were presented the officer's mother by Sergeant Dillon.
Members of Company B maintained a guard of honor at the funeral home last night.
Martin Joseph Kane (1893 - 1957)
Catherine E. Greeley Kane (1894 - 1967)
Martin F. Kane (____ - 1944)
Kathleen Mary Kane Cauthorn (1927 - 2010)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Marilynn Leon Santspree
Record added: Oct 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118636834
Honoring your service to our country and giving your all. Your cousin|
Added: Oct. 13, 2013